Checkin’ Behind The Smile

In aid of the Mental Health Charity MIND  the “Behind The Smile” Art Exhibition  was born from the mind and paintbrushes of Artist Toby Brown. This week’s guest. Toby, with his own mental health struggles and journey, decided to help open the conversation with his most valuable tool. His most valuable therapy. His art. It…

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Checkin’ Religious Trauma Recovery

Religious Trauma Syndrome is a result of chronic abuses of extremist religions and impact of severing one’s connection with one’s faith. Comparable to a combination of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)  and Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) My guest today, Andrew Jasko, was formerly a Pentecostal Christian minister and missionary to India. Although religious faith was his life’s…

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Checkin’ Inner Transformation

“The idea of facing myself naked, without the trappings of the world seemed unbearable”  – Felipe Zimmer However, that is what Felipe did. What followed was a journey of consciousness and inner transformation. Choosing to face all the judgements, thoughts and feelings that were within him by allowing himself to sit with them, away from…

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Checkin’ Psychology & The Stars

“Growing up, I always had this desire to learn  more about something beyond. Find a pattern that understood the fragments of the world and put it back into a better puzzle of understanding of myself and the reflection of everything that we are” – Kyle Thomas On its face, we might not necessarily connect Astrology…

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Checkin’ Identity with Guest Dr. J Rodriguez

In this episode, what is explored is our identities. As a society we cling to fixed identities,  because it feels safe and confined. Easy to understand. However, what is more natural is fluid personality. That battle between the two becomes a new battle for us. We don’t always realize how we fight it in our…

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